Thoughts on… {Gratitude}

This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for fear. That’s a strange statement, I know, but it’s true: I’m grateful for what worrying has taught me. I’ve struggled with anxiety my entire life, and this year I’ve realized that as frustrating as that journey has been, I wouldn’t trade it even if I could. It’s been an incredible blessing in disguise, and today I wanted to explain why. 

Here’s a little piece of my story. šŸ™‚

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A Thankful Post


Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

How was your Thanksgiving, dear readers? Mine was good so far. WeĀ already went to two Thanksgiving dinners this week, and we’re going to another one tonight – with shrimp instead of turkey! Mmmmm! And then we’reĀ going Black Friday shopping!Ā So anyway, I decided to make a thankful post, in case you haven’t noticed. šŸ˜‰

I’m thankful for…

  1. Jesus
  2. Family
  3. Friends
  4. Pets
  5. Our farm
  6. Our house
  7. Homeschooling
  8. Nature
  9. Seasons
  10. Beautiful days
  11. Sunsets
  12. Colors
  13. Electricity
  14. Phones and computers
  15. Blogging
  16. My camera/Photography
  17. Movies
  18. Art
  19. Good books
  20. Yummy food
  21. SoftĀ things
  22. Surprises
  23. Laughter
  24. Sunshine
  25. Beauty
  26. And countless other blessings

I’m so thankful for each and every one of those things, especially the first 6, but this year I haveĀ been especially thankfulĀ for all my blogger friends as well.Ā I’veĀ gotten to know so many wonderful girls including (butĀ definitely not limited to) Grace, Clara, K. A., Hayley, Rebekah, Aria, Christian Homeschooler, Misty, and Josie.Ā I’ve loved reading your sweet comments and posts and letters and emails, having hilarious conversations aboutĀ ferocious purple hipposĀ andĀ whatever-it’s-called-where-a-word-is-spelled-the-same-backwards-and-forwards,Ā and even meeting one of you in real life! I’ve made so many wonderful memories with you guys, and I’m sure we’ll make so many more. ā™„Ā Thank you as wellĀ to each of my dear readers for all your lovely feedback and, well, for reading my blog. šŸ˜€ I love you guys! ā™„

Have a lovely day, dear readers!